• Life,  Reading

    Out of Habit?

    by There are a number of things that I wonder if I just do out of habit. The thing that I’m thinking of this morning is reading X-Men comics. Online subscriptions are a thing, not that I couldn’t get other ways I want to, but I’m getting closer and closer to being caught up to the present. I think, right now, what I’m reading is near the middle of 2017, so I’m not even a year and a half in the past now. It’s taken me a number of years to get from the beginning to here, with easy, essentially unlimited access, and there have been a lot of great…

  • Gaming

    Game Review – X-Men: Destiny

    by Quiet around here lately. Sorry. Real world has been busy. Trying to address that, but going through some upheaval over the short term. I think things will settle out fine in the new year, but it’s going to be a bit crazy until then for a lot of reasons. I do have several book reviews ready to go and I might be ready to announce a couple of small writing things soon, but neither of those is why I’m blogging today. Today, I took a step forward in my long range quest to play through all of the video games I’ve bought and never finished. Not that I have…

  • Reading

    What I’m Reading

    by So I signed myself up for the Goodreads reading challenge again this year, and increased my target to 50 books, theoretically almost one per week. I’ve finished nine books so far this year, and I’m nearly done a tenth. That makes me 5 books behind schedule at the moment, but it’s not because I’m not reading, it’s because of what I’m reading. You see, a while back (last year), I started doing an X-Men re-read. X-Men, as in the comic book. I used to collect comic books, and I was a huge X-men fan, accumulating most issues of all of the regular series of titles (although not all of…